Former homosexuals: Gospel approach needed
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Evangelical Christians need to change their approach to the hot-button issues of homosexuality and marriage, thinking with a Gospel focus and practicing Gospel community, participants in a national conference were told Tuesday (Oct. 28).
Southern Baptist leaders, former practicing homosexuals and others provided guidance to a crowd of about 1,300 registrants on the second day of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's first national conference, "The Gospel, Homosexuality and the Future of Marriage." The event at Opryland Retreat and Conference Center concluded Wednesday (Oct. 29). Read More
CA Baptists assess affiliation process
FRESNO, Calif. (BP) -- Messengers to the 2014 California Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting weighed in on several issues including motions regarding church affiliation, a 2015 proposed budget and Cooperative Program objective, and amendments to the CSBC Constitution and Bylaws. Read More
MBTS marks record enrollment, donor gifts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Reports of record enrollment and donor gifts and a new Spurgeon Center for Biblical Preaching were relayed to Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary's trustees during their Oct. 20 meeting at the Kansas City, Mo., campus. Read More